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Senior Solicitor

Women's Legal Service (SA)

About us

WLSSA is a state-wide specialist community legal centre. WLSSA provides legal advice, representation, community legal education and support services to disadvantaged women living in South Australia.

WLSSA has a supportive team environment and is committed to professional and personal development for all staff and volunteers.

About the role

The position will work within a multidisciplinary team. The Senior Solicitor will be responsible for the provision of high quality legal assistance and casework services in family law, child protection, migration and minor criminal law matters. These services will be provided to women who have fled or are fleeing situations of domestic and family violence.

As WLSSA is a state-wide service, some intrastate travel may be required. The position is full-time and will be located at the Adelaide office of WLSSA.

Benefits

WLSSA offers generous salary packing opportunities for the successful applicant.

In addition, WLSSA also provides a supportive and collaborative team environment, with the opportunity to engage in meaningful and challenging work.

Skills & Experience

We are seeking a Senior Solicitor with:

  • Minimum of 5 years post admission experience
  • Demonstrated experience in working with vulnerable groups of women including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, culturally and linguistically diverse women and women living with a disability
  • Demonstrated understanding of the legal system and domestic/family violence, as it affects women living in metropolitan, rural, regional and remote areas of South Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

A copy of the application pack is attached.

How to apply

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